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Old 11-18-2011, 09:59 PM
fasteddy fasteddy is offline
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Default Re: mark from victoria bc hello!

Ottawa has it on their web site if you want to look but if your frame doesn't have a serial number plate placed there by a maker recognized by the government it can't be registered.
You can apply for a vin # to be assigned to your bike but when they see a bike frame you probably be turned down.
No registering of a bicycle with a internal combustion motor since the frame isn't made to withstand the forces of the engine. That's what I was told.

The chap that owns Blow By You Motor Bikes, Terry Blow lives here in Surrey and after getting a bike built to meet all the requirements that were needed to pass he was turned down because it was a bicycle frame.

Wish you all the best but after you have spent your money you will be buying an electric motor to be legal.

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